World Pangolin Day occurs on the 3rd Saturday in February every year. An event themed Pangolins and Politics took place at the Lagos Theatre, Epe, Lagos State, Nigeria on the 19th of February 2022 to commemorate World Pangolin Day, 2022.
PREPARING TOWARDS THE WORLD PANGOLIN DAY CELEBRATION 2022!!! EPE in Lagos is a hotspot for the trade of wildlife, including pangolins. PANGOLINS have been sold for many years here. It is also known that illegal trading in pangolin and its parts go on here. EPE is our destination this year for WPD 2022! It is […]
In just a space of less than one week, two huge shipments of pangolin scales from Nigeria were intercepted in Singapore. Both containers bound for Vietnam contained 12.9 tonnes (worth $52.3 million) and 12.7 tonnes (worth $51.6 million) of pangolin scales, totalling 25.6 tonnes. The single shipment of 12.9 tonnes is the largest so far […]
7TH WORLD PANGOLIN DAY – 2018 The theme we selected this year was “Meet the Pangolin”, because we realized when more people know the pangolin and the threat they face and their importance, they may help to stop and discourage those who exploit them for trade. The event did not hold like in previous years […]
The primary mission of PCWGN is to ensure that pangolins are protected in Nigeria through collaborative efforts that includes, conservation education, awareness creation as well as research that helps us to understand their biology and ecology. 5TH WORLD PANGOLIN DAY – 2016 We unveiled and launched a poster for pangolin conservation and awareness in Nigeria, […]